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Homemade Whipped Buttercream Frosting

Real butter, real vanilla, powdered sugar and heavy whipping cream make this lite, creamy and rich.
Prep Time 10 mins
Course Dessert
Cuisine American
Servings 16


  • mixer
  • Measuring Spoons and cups


  • 1 cup real butter softened
  • 1 tsp real vanilla
  • 4 cups powdered sugar
  • 3-5 tbsp heavy whipping cream


  • Place one cup of softened butter in bowl of mixer and whip until creamy.
  • Add vanilla and mix to combine.
  • Add 2 cups of the powdered sugar, one at a time, and mix well.
  • Add 1 tablespoon of heavy whipping cream and mix well.
  • Add another cup of powdered sugar, then 1-2 tablespoons of whipping cream and mix.
  • Add whipping cream until desired consistency. You may add more powdered sugar, one tablespoon at a time if needed.
Keyword buttercreamfrosting, buttercreamicing, cake, decoratorfrosting, frosting, icing, powderedsurgarfrosting, recipes, vanillafrosting
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